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Data-Mining Our Dreams – NYTimes.com

October 21, 2013 by

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The earliest work in the quantitative study of dream content goes back more than a century, to a Wellesley psychologist named Mary Whiton Calkins. Her 1893 article “Statistics of Dreams” described one of the first scientific experiments devoted to dream content. Calkins and a colleague kept journals of their dreams, recording each one upon awakening. […]

How reality caught up with paranoid delusions by Mike Jay at Aeon Magazine

August 25, 2013 by

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The reality show Schizophrenics used to see demons and spirits. Now they talk about actors and hidden cameras – and make a lot of sense by Mike Jay Clinical psychiatry papers rarely make much of a splash in the wider media, but it seems appropriate that a paper entitled ‘The Truman Show Delusion: Psychosis in […]

Alan Moore on Ecology, Cosmos, and Consciousness

July 8, 2013 by

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Ecology, Cosmos & Consciousness Plus October Gallery, London, 26th October 2010. Comic book legend (usually writer, but is fast becoming superhero in his own right), psychogeographer, novelist, yarn spinner, Olympic standard imaginator (ok so that’s not a real word) and “one of the world’s most inept LSD dealers” (according to Wickedpedia, so can’t be true) […]

Extra gene drove instant leap in human brain evolution

May 5, 2012 by

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A partial, duplicate copy of a gene appears to be responsible for the critical features of the human brain that distinguish us from our closest primate kin. The momentous gene duplication event occurred about two or three million years ago, at a critical transition in the evolution of the human lineage, according to a pair […]

INACS Explores God on the Brain

March 8, 2010 by

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The local non-profit for which I serve as Vice President is having a free event tomorrow night featuring a viewing of the 2003 BBC documentary, “God on the Brain” … Consciousness Connections Meeting Tuesday, March 9, 2010 6:30p Social, 7:00-9:00p Program Austin Center for Spiritual Living 4804 Grover Note – New Location Visitors are welcome, […]

INACS Event in Austin – Tuesday Night Premiere of BEYOND BELIEF

January 25, 2010 by

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Tuesday Austin Premiere of BEYOND BELIEF Austin IONS January 26th. Movie Premier: Beyond Belief by Austin filmakers, Becky Hays and James Holtzknecht. Embark on a journey of expanded awareness with interviews of leaders in the conscousness movement. Austin Center for Spiritual Living, 4804 Grover Ave, just south of 49th street and just east of Burnet […]

Free Austin Consciousness Community Viewing of THE SHIFT

December 5, 2009 by

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THE SHIFT – A Movie Being Made by a Movement This coming Tuesday, December 9th, a joint INACS & Austin IONS community event is happening at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin at 4700 Grover at 6:30pm CST. 12/08/09: The Shift Movie – www.IonsAustin.org